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New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

Intake1: 11 February 2019 to 15 November 2019

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement professional standards and expectations relating to the beauty workplace including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations
  • Undertake a full consultation with clients, build client rapport, and perform an in-depth need analysis for beauty services and product needs to develop a beauty treatment plan
  • Apply knowledge of natural nail services, products, and tools, and related skills, to meet clients' needs in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of facial and skin care services, and related skills, to meet clients' needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of manual hair removal and body care services, and related skills, to meet clients' needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of relevant aspects of chemistry, physics and biology in a beauty services context to provide effective services and ensure client comfort and safety
  • Provide nutritional advice specific to the skin, which is complementary to healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Apply knowledge of skin and skin-related disease and disorders to identify symptoms and advise clients of possible implications in terms of proposed beauty services
  • Provide reception and client sales services and carry out associated transactions and administration
  • Contribute to the operation of a small beauty sector business or client base

CBT100 Anatomy and Physiology

CBT110 Consultation

CBT120 Dermatology

CBT130 Health, Safety and Hygiene

CBT140 Manicure and Pedicure

CBT150 Nutrition

CBT160 Reception

CBT170 Small Business

CBT180 Facial and Makeup

CBT190 Body Care Services

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $5480 (GST inclusive) which includes a comprehensive kit of quality professional beauty therapy products.

International Fees can be found here.

This qualification is designed to provide the beauty sector with therapists who have the skills and knowledge to analyse, plan and provide a broad range of beauty services.

This qualification is intended for learners who have little or no prior learning or experience in beauty services.

The beauty sector will benefit by having beauty therapists with the skills and knowledge to competently provide a range of beauty services.

NCEA (Level 1) or equivalent.

Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved an NZQA approved English Proficiency Assessment, or achieved the required score in one of the following internationally recognised English Proficiency tests within the preceding two years:

  • IELTS test General or Academic Score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) Score of 530 with an essay score of 4.5 TWE
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) Score of 46 with a writing score of 20
  • Cambridge English Examinations FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 for each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL a) Expiring b) Current a) Level 3 (Academic), b) Level 3 (Applied) Pearson Test of English (Academic) PToE (Academic) score of 42
  • City and Guilds IESOL B2 Communicator with a score of 42
  • LanguageCert B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS

Applicants from counries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  • Hold a bachelors degree of at least three years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America, or
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  • Have achieved the required score in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy full-time over one year or part-time over two years

Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

Classes are held Monday to Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm at SIT's main Invercargill campus.

Students operate the SIT Beauty Therapy Clinic at various times throughout the year.

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